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Jul 1, 2013 5:30pm PDT
in russia. the former national security agency contractor has asked ecuador for asylum. snowden revealed last month that nsa agents collect phone and private data at home and abroad. american authorities have charged him with espionage and asked russia to extradite him. he's believed to be staying in the transit area of a moscow airport. vladimir putin said he can stay in russia if he promises to stop leaking information. >> translator: if he wants to stay in russia, there's one condition. he must stop his activities aimed at inflicting damage on our american partners. >> the latest reports based on snowden's revelations have put even more heat on the u.s. government. they say american agents spied on embassies and missions belonging to their allies around the world. nhk world has details. >> reporter: the german magazine "der spiegel" reported that workers at the u.s. national security agency installed listening devices in eu offices in washington and new york. they say they eavesdropped on meetings on eu officials. they cited a secret document leaked by snowden. the article sa
KCSMMHZ
Jul 1, 2013 6:00am PDT
intelligence-gathering programs. the latest reports based on revelations by former national security agency contractor edward snowden say american agents spied on embassies and missions around the world. the targets included allies such as european nations. japan and south korea. nhk world's reports. >> reporter: the german magazine "der spiegel" reported that works at the national security agency installed listening devices in eu offices in washington and new york. they say agents eavesdropped on meetings among eu officials. they cited a leaked document by snowden. it says nsa workers also hacked into computer networks to intercept documents and e-mails. eu leaders responded with strong words. >> i am shocked in case that it is true, i feel treated as a european and a representative of an european institution like the representative of an enemy. >> reporter: the report also describes a u.s. spying program in germany. it says the operation is as comprehensive as the ones in china and iraq. u.s. agents monitored about 500 million phone calls and e-mails every month. german prosecutors have launched an
FOX News
Jun 30, 2013 12:00pm PDT
national security agency says snowden has irreparable damage to americans. >> paul: others have, too. >> i would trust general alexander. he knows what secrets he had in his possession and secrets the chinese in hong kong or russians at the airport in moscow could easily have downloaded. >> paul: he certainly downloaded? >> this is what they do for a living. we would like to borrow your computer for a brief inspection. we'll give it back to you tomorrow. that kind of thing. this is major breach of american security whether snowden meant to hand over these documents, russians and chinese now have access to the national security agency in a way they didn't have before. terrorists can begin to understand already how it is that we look at patterns of communication to see how they may or may not be seeking. so for the president to say no big deal a big deal. >> paul: why is the president down playing this when his justice department have brought charges against snowden? >> i think it goes that question. you had in the opening, american influence. i think the president is worried that the influe
FOX News
Jul 4, 2013 7:00pm PDT
debate ultimately calm the national security agency. or nsa. in the 1950s, the spy center so secretive, the joke was the initials stood for no such agency. >> what did the president know and when did he know it? >> after watergate, however, people wanted to know what the spy agencies were really up to. in 1975, general lou allen became the first director of the nsa to testify publicly before congress. the agency, once so secretive, was exposed. the public learned that it was aven eavesdropping on messages into and out of country in response, in 1978, the federal government passed fisa, the foreign intelligence security act. they needed to get warrants before performing certain surveillance in the united states. the nsa adapted and moved on. with the fall of the soviet union, its mission seemed urgent to many, and the nsa lagged hunted in latest technology. as general michael hayden took chart in 1999, in an age of telecommunications breakthroughs, the nsa was becoming deaf. but 9/11 delivered a shock that was loud enough for everyone to hear. the nsa got a bigger budget and a
LINKTV
Jul 2, 2013 3:00pm PDT
the basis of mutual trust? i outrage over the national security agency spying on the european union and european citizens. in limboowden remains after he withdraws his request for asylum in russia and ecuador says it made a mistake and helping him leave hong kong. we will speak with kristinn hrafnsson of wikileaks and go to germany for the response of the latest revelations about u.s. spying. a former suez act dictator is detained -- u.s.-backed dictator is detained. contras, was putting hissene habre into power, even though he had a reputation for brutality. >> known as africa's pinochet, hissene habre has been detained in senegal. we will speak with attorney reed brody who is worked with victims of hissene habre's regime since 1999. and we will talk about jean- claude duvalier of haiti and efrain rios montt of guatemala. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. egypt's military has issued a 48-hour deadline for president mohamed morsi i to yield to the demands of the egyptian people amidst mass protest aim
ABC
Jun 27, 2013 6:00pm PDT
program turns out the national security agency has been tracking your e mails. >> a vote in the u.s. senate passage of an immigration reform bill but will it ever become law? >> and a first from sacramento a state budget on time, without any spending cuts. >>> british newspaper "the guardian" is the published information from edwardsnowden that the national security agency has been compiling millions of documents showing nsa began tracking e mails and internet use under a separate program code named stellar wind after the september 11th attacks. under president bush, president obama discontinue that had program 10 years later. >> sweeping reform faces a tough battle at the house after passing the senate today. the bill easily passed though legislation providing extensive border security and offer a change of citizenship to millions of undocumented orker autos support from one end of the country to another. some liberal people in america support this bill. and everyone in between. >> all of us share the same goal to take 11 million people out of the shadows and secure our borders mak
FOX Business
Jun 27, 2013 10:00pm EDT
about this. there are technical blueprints for how the national security agency actually gets the data out of the fiber-optic cables and the locations of their stations and the real technical know-how that helps the agency set up with a call platforms to vacuum up a lot of this kind of data and so forth. so we know what he did. he fabricated encryption keys within the national security agency that allowed him access to servers that he himself as a systems administrator was not supposed to access. lori: do we know what else he might have? >> we don't know. the director said that today. he does not know the extent. and the fbi has investigated all kinds of possibilities of this point. that is part of it. the unknown level of what he was able to get. the fact they're all over the internet and other people have these files and you just have to give the password and it will be all over the place is that kind of wikileaks situation. instead of sensitive diplomatic cables, these are the most classified secrets in the u.s. government, signal intelligence. and if he also got the other side
PBS
Jul 2, 2013 9:00pm PDT
to defend the homeland?" >> narrator: at that time, michael hayden ran the national security agency, the nsa. >> hayden: we began a conversation with the vice president and then with the president, saying that, "here are some additional things we could do, but we cannot do them because we do not currently have the authorities to do them." that was the basis of the evolution of what became the terrorist surveillance program. >> narrator: the terrorist surveillance program authorized the nsa to intercept certain telephone calls and emails of american citizens without a warrant. >> hayden: it clearly was atypical when it came to where the traditional boundaries of the national security agency had been, when it came to communications, one end of which was in the united states. that was a change. >> priest: nobody was in a mood to say, "well, wait a minute. are you infringing on privacy?" you know, privacy versus another 9/11 attack, there was no real question about what was going to win over that. >> narrator: from inside their secure maryland headquarters, the nsa was now focused on trying
ABC
Jul 5, 2013 5:00am PDT
the national security agency but the post office is keeping records on every single piece of the bloomberg business report is next. >> covering fremont, palo alto, north bay, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> the crisis in egypt shows no sign of slowing this morning as clashes grow more violent in the divided nation. a coalition led by the muslim brotherhood is calling for a massive rally. owe reporter is in washington, dc with the latest. >> good morning, katie, the next few days in egypt are seen as a critical period with the new elections still 9 to 12 months away. everyone is watching whether both sides can remain peaceful. >> with the president under arrest, egypt's muslim brotherhood is holding a dave action with crowds filling the streets after the friday prayers. legitimacy is a red line they chanted, defending egypt's first democratically elected president, mohammed morsi removed by the military a day ago. morsi supporters are holding positions around cairo defiant in the face of a military crackdown with piles of rock are weapons of last resort. several protes
FOX News
Jul 4, 2013 10:00pm PDT
international security and rot of that debate ultimately came the national security agency or nsa. in the 1950s the spy center was so secretive the joke was the initials stood for no such agency. >> what did the president know and when did he know it? >> after watergate, however, people wanted to know what the spy agencies were really up to. in 1975, general lou allen became the first director of the nsa to testify publicly before congress. the agency once so secretive was expose heed. the public learned that the nsa headquartered at fort mead, maryland was eavesdropping on messages sent into and out of the country. the federal government passed the foreign intelligence surveillance act which required orders from certain courts. the nsa adapted and moved on. with the fall of the soviet union its mission seemed less urgent to many and the nsa lagged behind in the latest technology. as general michael hayden the nsa director who took charge in 1989 put it in an age of telenoncations breakthroughs the nsa was becoming deaf. 9/11 delivered a shock that was loud enough for everyone to hear. th
KOFY
Jun 27, 2013 9:00pm PDT
out the national security agency has been tracking your emails. the people at paypal have a question -- who is going to handle the money that you are going to spend in outer space? that day may >> terry: a's on this, the the bill is passed. >> it's why i am disappointed with most of it. >> reaction after vice president biden announced the sweeping immigration reform bill. the bill heads to the house where the fate is uncertain. it would provide extensive border security and offer a chance of citizenship to millions in the country illegally now. here is jim avila. >> the senate in an electric atmosphere as supporters still here illegally jostled for seating where all hundred u.s. senators were asked. >> to stand and vote one by one. >> for or against immigration reform. vice president announcing overwhelming passage. >> the bill as amended is passed. [ cheers and applause ] >> its process we watched across america frontier without papers, his daughter on his shoulders long to be a part of, watching the still undocumented as pathway too citizenship was approved by the u.s. senate. in t
FOX Business
Jun 30, 2013 9:00pm EDT
national security agency tracks our phone calls and some e-mails. this is a terrible threat to american liberties, says congressman justin amash. congressman, why? they are just minding t debt. they're not lisning to our phone calls. >> well, it violates the constitution. the fourth amendment protections against unreasonable searches and seizures, and is clearly violates the fourth amendment. the problem we have is that the government is gathering information using what is essentiay a general warrant, which was outlawed by the constitution. they're going after people, not -n the basis of any suspicion, not on the basis of any probable cause, but just because they're people, just because the information is useful to the government. that is what our founders expressly prohibited with the constitution. john: it is useful to need to if it keeps me fromeing blown up by a terrorist. the fact that they are just standing everybody in some ways makes it seem like less of an invasion of privacy. >> well, the reason the fnders believed it was wrong is because we did not want the governmen
CNN
Jun 30, 2013 2:00pm PDT
the national security agency spied on the offices of the european union provoking outrage from those european allies. the president of the european parliament saying he wants answers from the united states. well, he got a little bit of one earlier today. here in washington, the office of the director of national intelligence issued a reply, a statement saying, quote, the united states government will repond appropriately to the european union through our diplomatic channels. while we are not going to comment publicly on specific alleged intelligence activities, as a matter of policy, we have made clear that the united states gathers foreign intelligence of the type gathered by all nations. so look, don, that's certainly not a denial that the u.s. is spying on the allies and the u.s. assumes the allies are spying on the u.s. this is how things are done. so, you know, i think it remains to be seen how much of this is embarrassment that this is dragged out in to the public arena yet again. don? >> barbara starr in washington, thank you. >>> relief still isn't in sight from that punishme
FOX News
Jun 30, 2013 7:00pm PDT
intrusions. the national security agency tracks our phone calls and some e-mail. this is a terrible threat to american liberties says congressman justin a mash. congressman, why? they're just mining data, not listening to your phone calls. >> well, it violates the constitution. the fourth amendment protects us against unreasonable searches and seizures. this clearly violates the 4th amendment. the government is gathering information by a general warrant. they're going after people not on the basis of any suspicion, not on the basis of any probable cause, but just because they're people. just because the information it ernment and that's what our founders expressly prohibited with the constitution. >> it's useful to me too if it keeps me from being blown up by a terrorist. the fact that they're just scanning everybody makes it seem like less of an invasion of privacy. >> the reason the founders believed it was wrong is because we didn't want the government collecting this kind of information. they've put the constitution in place to prevent the government from injecting itself into o
KOFY
Jun 27, 2013 7:00pm PDT
turns out the national security agency has been tracking your e mails. >> a vote in the u.s. senate passage of an immigration reform bill but will it ever become law? >> and a first from sacramento a state budget on time, without any spending cuts. stay with us. mom... yes honey? dad told me that cheerios is good for your heart, is that true? says here that cheerios has whole grain oats that can help remove some cholesterol, and that's heart healthy. [ dad ] jan? ♪ >>> british newspaper "the guardian" is the published information from edwardsnowden that the national security agency has been compiling millions of documents showing nsa began tracking e mails and internet use under a separate program code named stellar wind after the september 11th attacks. under president bush, president obama discontinue that had program 10 years later. >> sweeping reform faces a tough battle at the house after passing the senate today. the bill easily passed though legislation providing extensive border security and offer a change of citizenship to millions of undocumented orker autos support from
ABC
Jun 27, 2013 5:00pm PDT
now trying to cool down the international frenzy over national security agency leaker edward snowden, believed to be holed up in the moscow airport. the president spoke about snow des den during a news conference and says the damage to national security has been done. >> nom im not going to be scrambling jets to get a 29-year-old hacker. >> ecuador says it's rejecting trade benefits it could lose if it takes in snow den. >> and coming up how to help police find a bandit who ran off with a woman's life saving autos and buzz aldren's new highest step for man kind. >> the way you drive your car matt >>> take a look at this guy. if you have seen him, fremont police want to hear from you, quick lism he targeted a woman and got way with a life savings, $20,000 on monday. the woman eating lunch on fremont boulevard this, guy ordered food then snatched her backpack. the woman struggled but he knocked her down and ran off. and escaped in this car. >> new frontier for tourists will be visiting outer space. how will you pay fr food and souvenirs? pay pal is partnering with the space industry to
NBC
Jun 30, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: in snowden's latest bombshell, they reported that the national security agency digitally spied on european and triggering a short official response that the u.s. government collects intelligence like every other nation. snowden still unseen in a moscow airport but making his presence known. nbc news, moscow. >> to south africa now where president obama has made a point of honoring nelson mandela's legacy at every point on his trip. he called it an honor and a privilege where he was in prison for so many years. nbc chuck todd is with the president. >> reporter: president obama looking out on the solitary view nelson mandela had from his prison cell for nearly 20 years. his health condition has overshadowed the three day visit. capped off today by this visit to robin island. being the president's second trip to the island, he could play tour guide for his daughters overheard here telling them about the south african connection that mahatma gaunty had. >> he was a lawyer here in south africa. and it was here -- >> reporter: the president also signed the prison's guest book.
LINKTV
Jun 30, 2013 2:00pm PDT
leaders. there spiegel claims a secret document describes how america's national security agency infiltrated computers at the eu premises in washington. similar surveillance was apparently carried out on the eu delegation at the united nations in new york. the president of the european parliament responded. >> i am shocked. treated as a representative of a european country like an enemy. >> former spies and consultants say even if the report is true, the nsa is simply doing its job. >> that is what their job is and that's what they are there to do. we should recognize the fact they are going to collect that information on things that are of interest to the host country. in this case, eu conversations about what they were conversing about was certainly of interest to the united states. isand it seems cyber spying part of that. there is always a tension there. that doesrelationship not compare with the reality trade >> the scope and scale of the espionage program has come under intense scrutiny since edward snowden leak the details. it has the potential for long- term diplomatic damage. >> the
PBS
Jun 27, 2013 7:00pm PDT
asylum should,a bide by international law. he worked if are the national security agency. he revealed that agents collect private zone and internet data at home and abroad. he flew to the airport on sunday from hong kong. president putin said they won't extradite him because they don't have that agreement. they requested asylum in ecuador. >> are people who look at japan have one question. they have data that could help answer that. is the economy improving? >>. >> that's the million dollar question. they came to revital i'd japan by ending deflation. what better data to start? is it they released new figures with the consumer price index stopped falling. they said the price index was unchanged over may. they excluded the food prices and say there was a rise in electricity and gas prices. it was up about 9% while gas rose 3.6%. the of prices dropped more slowly contributing to the overall result. japan's unemployment rate was at 4.1%, unchanged from april. the number of people without jobs fell by 180,000 from a year ago to almost 2 hundred 8 million. the number of people with jobs ro
LINKTV
Jul 4, 2013 7:30am PDT
for america, of these disclosures, is that nothing will change. >> national security agency leaker edward snowden in his own words on how the united states is secretly spying on people around the globe. and then we look at a remarkable story, how
LINKTV
Jul 1, 2013 7:00pm PDT
the planet, chances are the national security agency in the u.s. is collecting that data. even if your country is called a close alley. that is from edward snowden. he told british and german newspapers the spying is nearly universal. germany is allegedly the most spied on country with 15 million phone calls intercepted every day. in france 2, million. the spying reportedly spans the globe. lmost everywhere else. >> we absolutely -- necessity to gain information for the fight against terrorism, but we do not accept the random, aimless anne scrupulous espionage of private citizens, not only in their own country but abroad. >> diplomats have been targeted too. the n.s.a. allegedly planted a bug at the european headquarters here in washington and listened in on conversations at these buildings. the french, italian and greek embassies. in all 38 missions in washington and new york city were targeted. >> i think there is a real sense that i have picked up today in strasburg in the european parlt today speaking to colleagues from different countries that this was unnecessary for the cat
FOX News
Jun 29, 2013 11:00am PDT
chinese now have access to the national security agency in a way they didn't have before. terrorists can begin to understand already how it is that we go -- look at patterns of communications and see how they may or may not be seeking. the president saying this is month big deal is a big deal. >> kim, why is -- the president politically downplay this when justice department is -- brought charge against snowden? >> well, i think it goes to that question you had in the opening was -- american influence. i think the president is worried their influence is such that they may not be able to get snowden back. and so if they turn this into a very high profile issue and lose, then they look back. element of incompetence, too. a strong tendency to rely on this and finding the right papers. the president hinted. this should be routine. you do have to pick up the phone on things like this. you have to exert pressure because -- just going through the motions is not going to get you what you want. >> reemphasize what kim said. that statement we listened to from barack obama was unpresidential. wi
LINKTV
Jun 27, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. on thursday, the guardian newspaper reported that the national security agency had been tracking internet communications since the september 11 attacks. at first, the nsa only collected e-mail data generated either by non-u.s. citizens or by people physically outside the country. but in 2007, that data collection was expanded to cover all people inside the u.s., even though the nsa is not supposed to spying on americans. the program did not end until sometime in 2011, more than two years after barack obama became president. meantime, the u.s. top military officer said he is concerned about the security of the nsa itself. >> you cannot stop someone from breaking the law 100% of the time. you just cannot stop that from happening. you can certainly increased scrutiny in terms of their background investigation and reduce the number of them and put different degrees of oversight in place. thehile grappling with limits of protecting the american sense of privacy. governmenth african says nelson mandela's condition is now stable, but he remains critically ill. of well-wishers have been
FOX
Jun 28, 2013 5:00am PDT
on snowden in 2011 clearing him for his job as a contractor with the national security agency. investigators say from 2008 to 2011usis failed to perform a second review of the background check it conducted 50% of the time. that second review is a requirement in the contract with usis that it has with the government. >>> time now 5:14. a new development on the search in new zealand for a missing sailboat with americans on board. rescuers think that boat sank between new zealand and australia. they were last heard from june 4th. officials say they haven't given up hope that someone may be still alive. >>> immigration reform passed the u.s. senate but it's not expected to move quickly in the house. kyla campbell is live in our washington, d.c. newsroom with details on last night's vote and what is next for immigration reform. >> reporter: the senate voted 68-32 to pass an amended immigration reform bill. it's the first move since 1986. california senators barbara boxer and dianne feinstein showing their support for the plan and the 13 year path to citizenship. this week the senate added border
PBS
Jul 2, 2013 7:00pm PDT
former national security agency contractor, edward snowden, has already withdrawn his request from one. he says he won't try to stay in russia, where he's currently evading u.s. authorities. the u.s. government is urging countries not to help snowden escape prosecution on espionage charges. u.s. secretary of state, john kerry, met russian foreign minister sergei lavrov in ber my. he briefed his counterpart. he is believed to have repeated the request that russia hand snowden over to the u.s. lavrov oh gave a different account of the meeting. he said the issue wasn't on the agenda. snowden has been holed up at a moscow airport for more than a week since he flew there from hong kong. some analysts say he may not be able to leave moscow, because the u.s. has cancelled his passport. on monday, snowden released his first statement since arriving in moscow. he criticized the u.s. government for revoking his passport and pressuring countries to block his asilum bid wikileaks published a list of countries where he has asked for asylum. venue za what is one of them. there is speculation he may
NBC
Jul 1, 2013 4:00am PDT
states, the nsa, the national security agency, has been spying on its own allies on the eu, the european union, by bugging offices, hacking computers. now these allegations believed to have come from edward snowden who, as far as we know is still in that transit lounge in the moscow airport. russia says hands off. he hasn't touched their soil and now ecuador, the country that had been willing to help says until russia does something or until he can get to an ecuadoran embassy or to ecuador, there's nothing they can do about grnting himfter ecuador's presi spoke with vice president biden about the situation. the vice president leaning on ecuador to send snowden home. at this point it looks like he's stuck. according to that german magazine, still talking. betty? >> the saga continues. thank you. >>> other news making the headlines today. a cirque du soleil performer died saturday after an accident during a show at the gm grand. audience members said the performer fell close to 50 feet into a pit below the stage. supreme court justice anthony kennedy denied a request by propositio
CBS
Jul 1, 2013 5:30pm PDT
the former national security agency computer technician charged with espionage for exposing two top-secret u.s. surveillance programs. he's holed up at the moscow airport. russian president vladimir putin said today that snowden can stay in russia if he stops giving away american secrets, which putin admitted sounded strange coming from him. there was no explanation. tete today snowden put out a statement criticizing president obama saying "now it is being reported that after promising not to do so, the president ordered his vice president to pressure the leaders of nations rem which i have requested protection to deny my asylum petitions." thousands of pages documenting abuse by catholic priests have been released. the jury hears george zimmerman's first interview with police after he shot and killed trayvon martin. and the stars are falling at wimbledon when the "cbs evening news" continues. imagine this le orange blob is metamucil... and this park is the inside of your body. you see the special psyllium fiber in metamucil actually gels to trap and remove some waste. and that gell
PBS
Jun 26, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. snowden, the former intelligence contractor, said this month that national security agency employees have repeatedly hacked into chinese computers. >>> chinese authorities are rolling out the red carpet for the leader of their closest leaders. south korean president park guen-hye will visit with xi jinping. her visit is set to reaffirm the close ties between the two nations. park is scheduled to meet with xi after attending a welcoming ceremony in beijing. analysts are keen to hear what the two leaders will say about north korea. officials there recently signaled their willingness to resume the so-called six-party talk on the country's nuclear program. park is scheduled to stay for four days. during that time she'll speak at a university about the importance of ties with china. this is park's second foreign tour since she assumed the presidency. her first was to the united states. >>> iran's supreme leader ayatollah ali khamenei has defended the country's nuclear program. analysts say he wants to dampen expectations that the new iranian administration will make concessions to the wes
NBC
Jul 2, 2013 4:30am PDT
says national security agency leaker edward snowden has now aapplied for asylum in more than 20 different countries including brazil, india, china and most of europe. a person claiming to be snowden accusing the obama administration of pressuring leaders to not grant him aasylum. >>> house minority leader nancy pelosi is one of the most polarizing politicians in the country going head to head with republicans on capitol hill every day. today she goes one-on-one with raj mathai in what we call the interview. she talks about hillary clinton possibly running for president in 2016 and what it is like to be the minority in a republican-led house. >> they are obstructing the president. we are not ubtrukting the president. we didn't obstruct president bush when he was president. we disagreed and contested but we didn't say nothing you present will ever be approved in the congress. we did many good things with president bush. >> you can see the entire interview with nancy pelosi here on nbc bay area. >>> 4:52 right now. the former idlol winner on a ne show. >>> the airline says it is on
LINKTV
Jun 30, 2013 5:30am PDT
seen a document dated september of 2010 from the american national security agency, the nsa. they say they got ahold of part of the document links to edward snowden. according to the document, they are reporting the nsa targeted the u.s. offices in washington -- the e.u. offices in washington and new york and maybe even targeted e you buildings in brussels. it involved in planting of microphones and the infiltration of the computer network in each of the offices so the nsa could gain access to e-mails and other conversations inside. among theut the cat pigeons diplomatically. the e.u. and america are supposedly allies, at least on the surface. let's look at the reaction from europe today. the german justice minister has immediately and extensively explained by the american side weather reports are accurate -- whether the media reports are accurate or not. the president of the european parliament said he is deeply worried and shocked about the allegations of u.s. authorities spying on e.u. officers. he said if the allegations prove to be true, it would be a very serious matter which wi
PBS
Jun 29, 2013 12:30pm PDT
them as hard as we can to make sure that they do so. >> edward snowden is the national security agency contractor turned whistleblower. mr. snowden was employed in hawaii. and he fled from there to hong kong, where the u.s. sought to have him returned. hong kong officials declined to deport snowden because they say one of the two conditions for so doing was unmet. snowden this week turned up in russia where he has taken refuge at the moscow airport. president obama has turned up the pressure and threatened repercussions if they are further rebuffed. though the tables may be turning. on tuesday the russian prime minister gave snowden the brushoff. mr. snowden is a freeman. he is located in the area of the airport and he has the right to fly in any direction that he wants. and as the president of russia said, the sooner that happens, the better, unquote. so says russian's foreign minister. more colorful in demanding the exit by saying i would rather not deal with such questions because it's like sheering a piglet. a lot of squealing and little wool, unquote. wiki leaks is in the act, giving snowden
CBS
Jun 27, 2013 5:30pm PDT
moscow airport. snowden is the former national security agency computer technician who made off with some of america's top secrets. he escaped to hong kong and, after the u.s. charged him with espionage, he left for an unknown destination with what is becoming a long and curious layover in moscow. correspondent major garrett asked the president about all this today. >> reporter: mr. president, will you use u.s. military asset to in any way intercept mr. snowden should he at some point in the future leave russia to try to find safe passage in another country? have you spoken to president xi of china, president putin about this personally and if not why not? >> i have not called president xi personally or president putin personally and the reason is because, number one, i shouldn't have to. this is something that routinely is dealt with between law enforcement officials in various countries. number two, we've got a whole lot of business that we do with china and russia and i'm not going to have one case of a suspect who we're trying to extradite suddenly being elevated to the point whe
KCSMMHZ
Jul 4, 2013 6:00am PDT
. national security agency wiretapped european union facilities both in the u.s. and in europe. the report was based on documents leaked by former american intelligence contractor edward snowden. european commission president manuel barrosa and german chancellor angela merkel met in berlin. they announced the launch of working groups to look into the reported surveillance. white house officials say the first meeting is scheduled for monday. european leaders had expressed concern about the spying allegations. they said they could derail negotiations for a proposed free trade agreement with the u.s. eu officials say the trade talks will go ahead as planned in parallel with the working group's investigations. >>> american technology visionary who transformed the way people work has died. he invented the computer mouse and helped introduce innovations that shaped the way we communicate. he began work on computer technology when he joined the stanford research institute in 1957. he invented the mouse in 1963 and gave the first public demonstration five years later. and he explained his t
PBS
Jun 29, 2013 4:00pm PDT
ayatollah khomeini has the final word. it's been over a week since former national security agency contractor edward snowden identified himself as the leaker of top-secret documents about u.s. surveillance programs. members of congress have questions about how deep the nsa spied on americans' internet activity and phone calls. the president says the nsa has not violated the privacy of americans. meanwhile, the nsa sent a letter to congress defending its programs, stating it prevented dozens of terrorist attacks in the u.s. and in more than 20 countries. for "teen kids news," i'm david lee miller, "fox news channel in the classroom." >> we're going to take you back to the early 1940s. world war ii was raging. here at home, the u.s. government put into play a drastic policy. people of japanese ancestry, many of them u.s. citizens, suddenly found themselves the victims of fear and discrimination. although guilty of no crime, they were rounded up and sent far away to what were basically prison camps. as eden tells us, it was a policy that our nation would regret. >> so, this my grandfather's year
PBS
Jul 4, 2013 7:00pm PDT
future. u.s. intelligence contractor edward snowden revealed the national security agency collects a vast amount of communication data at home and abroad. the german magazine reported the nsa bugged eu offices in washington and new york and infiltrated internet and phone networks. representatives of north and south korea are spending the weekend going-over their differences. the working level talks on saturday discuss restarting operations a a jointly run industrial zone. the spokes purposes for south korea's unification ministry said they will meet in the zone and officials in seoul propose the talks after authorities said they let business men visit the industrial complex. operations there have been suspended since north korea withdrew in april. they agreed to hold ministerial-level talks, but they canceled the meetings after failing to agree who should represent each side. chinese and russian naval forces will be putting on a show of strength over the next week. they are holding joint exercises in the sea of japan. china's state run news agency reports the eight-day drill will sta
KCSMMHZ
Jun 27, 2013 5:30pm PDT
worked as a contractor for the national security agency. he revealed earlier this month that nsa agents collect private phone and internet data at home and abroad. he flew to the moscow airport sunday from hong kong. president vladimir putin said he won't extradite him because the u.s. and russia don't have that type of agreement. snowden has requested asylum in ecuador. >>> the defense chiefs of japan and the philippines have agreed to cooperate more closely. they want to counter china's growing maritime activity. defense minister itsunori onodera met with the minister in the philippines. several ships have approached the senkaku islands in the east china sea. japan controls the islands but china and taiwan claim them. defense chiefs also talked about a dispute between the philippines and china. both countries claim the spratly islands in the south china sea. >> translator: we agreed that these issues should be resolved under the rule of law. >> onodera said there's concern that events in the south china sea could spill over into the east china sea. >> we are very happy to note
KCSMMHZ
Jul 4, 2013 5:30pm PDT
to prevent cases in the future. edward snowden revealed last month the national security agency collects a vast amount of communication data at home and abroad. the german magazine "der spiegel" reported the nsa bugged eu offices in washington and new york and ilfinfiltrated e-mail phone networks. >>> north and south korea have agreed to hold talks on saturday to discuss restarting oons at the jointly run kaesong industrial complex. the talks will take place saturday morning in the true village of panmunjom in the borderland demilitarized zone. seoul proposed the talks earlier this week in response to pyongyang's announcement that it would leet south korean businessmen visit kaesong. the north finally accepted the proposal. operations there have been suspended since north korea withdrew its workers in april. the two workers agreed last month to hold min tearial talks about kaesong, but they canceled them after failing to agree who should represent each side. >>> chinese and russian naval forces will be putting on a show of strength over the next week. they're holding joint exercises in t
LINKTV
Jul 1, 2013 5:30am PDT
revelations from edward snowden which reveal the national security agency lists 38 embassies and missions of describing them as targets. includes french, italian, greek embassies, including japan. faxuded planting bugs into machines and other communications equipment. what has been the french reaction to the news? >> the french reaction has been one of consternation and anger. the french farm minister instantly demanded clarification from the united states. what we have been hearing from other officials and senior political figures is doubt being tossed on the future of a big trade deal in the process of being negotiated between europe and the united states. the point the french are making is how can we move toward this kind of agreement when there is clearly so little trust. say if theals allegations are true the americans have been treating them more like enemies and allies. some have gone even further. the justice member has described it as a hostile act if the allegations are proven true. in france, people are taking a very hard line on these claims. forow much is the outrage
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